Atul Gawande
#10893 Overall Influence

Atul Gawande

American surgeon

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Atul Gawande is an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In public health, he is executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit that works on reducing deaths in surgery globally. On June 20, 2018, Gawande was named the CEO of healthcare venture Haven, owned by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Chase and stepped down as CEO in May 2020.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#89 World Rank #29 USA Rank
Medical
#5538 World Rank #2891 USA Rank
Communications
#17482 World Rank #4099 USA Rank
Literature